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  Himalchuli  summited by the Ukranian Himal 2007 Expedition


K2 Copyright© Billy Pierson

6 members of Ukranian Himal 2007 Expediton reached the summit of Himalchuli 7983m via the North East ridge. at 9.30 am on 19 May. The expedition 7 person expedition team is led by Valentine Symonenko who is also the president of the Ukranian Mountaineering Foundation.  The expedition team placed their at 3400m at the Lidanda glacier. 

Here is the names of the climbers who reached the summit of Himalchuli with the Ukranian Himal 2007 Expedition who reached summit of Himalchuli on 19 May.

 
Sergiy Pugachov,
Andriy Kiyko,
Maksym
Perevalov,
Sergiy Bublik,
Volodymyr Roshko,
Yuriy Kilichenko

 

Earlier: So many mountains , so many climbers, so many summits, ok here we go:

1.) Japanese climber Hirotaka Takeuchi summited Manaslu  on Saturday. This was his 9th 8000 meter summit. He plans G2 and Broad Peak later this year.

2.) As per the report from Liason Officer, one team leader Mr. Sagaste Ayesa Santiago (34 yrs) of Spain, and  one member Mr. Valencia Martinez Ricardo (48 yrs) of spain, of "International Dhaulagiri Expedition Spring 2007" team died by burying by the avalanche during their accent to Camp II of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 meters) on 12 May, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. 

The above mentioned expedition team comprising of 8 members was permitted to climb 8167m. high Mt. Dhaulagiri from Normal Route for the period of 75 days from 8 April, 2007 under the leadership of Mr. Sagaste Ayesa Santiago of Spain.  

The handling agency of the expedition team is Monterosa Treks and Expedition Pvt. Ltd.  Kathmandu, Nepal.

This Ministry expresses deep sorrow for their untimely demise of life.

3.) As per the report of Liaison officer, the following five members of "Dhaulagiri-I Inaki Expedition" team successfully climbed Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 meters) from the normal route on the following dates and the time stated respectively.

26 April, 2007
1. Mr. Ignacio Ochoa De Olza (40 yrs), Spain at 3:00 P.M
2. Mr. Jorge Egocheaga Rodriguez (39 yrs), Spain at 4:30 P.M

29 April, 2007
1. Mr. Renzo Benedetti (52 yrs), Italian at 3:00 P.M

1 May, 2007
1. Ms. Joelle Brupbacher (29 yrs), Swiss at 9:00 P.M
2. Mr. Horia Dan Colibasanu (30 yrs), Romania at 7:00 P.M

The above mentioned expedition team comprising of 8 members was permitted to climb 8167m. high Mt. Dhaulagiri from the normal Route for the period of 75 days from 29 March, 2007 under the leadership of Mr.Ignacio Ochoa De Olza of Spain.

The handling agency of the expedition team is Cho Oyu Trekking Pvt. Ltd. Kathmandu, Nepal.

4.) As per the report of Liaison officer from base camp, the following three members and two high altitude workers of "For Hope 2007 Korea Expressway Corporation Lhotse Expedition" team successfully climbed Mt. Lhotse (8516 meters) from the normal route on 4 May, 2007 at 8:23 A.M.

3. Mr. Yeon Ryong Kang (35 yrs), South Korea
4. Mr. Migon Kim (35 yrs), South Korea
5. Mr. Junghyun Youn ( 37 yrs), South Korea
6. Mr. Mingma Tenzi Sherpa (24 yrs), Yaphu-9, Solukhumbu, Nepal
7. Mr. Dorjee Sherpa (38 yrs),Tapting-9, Solukhumbu, Nepal

The above mentioned expedition team comprising of 11 members was permitted to climb 8516m. high Mt. Lhotse from the normal Route for the period of 75 days from 30 March, 2007 under the leadership of Mr. Yeon Ryong Kang of South Korea.

The handling agency of the expedition team is Trekking Camp Nepal Pvt. Ltd. Kathmandu, Nepal.

5.) As per the report from Liason Officer and the Team Leader, one member Mr. Sergio Dalla Longa (48 yrs), permanent resident of Italy of "Italian Dhaulagiri I Expedition" team died by falling 8100 meters down the crevasse during his accent to Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 meters) on 29 April, 2007 at 2:00 p.m.

The above mentioned expedition team comprising of 7 members was permitted to climb 8167m. high Mt. Dhaulagiri from North-East Rifge for the period of 75 days from 23 March, 2007 under the leadership of Mr. Mario Merelli Gain of Italy.

The handling agency of the expedition team is Thamserku Trekking Pvt. Ltd. Kathmandu, Nepal

6.) more to follow....

 

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